BI Norwegian Business School


Our specialised BI Corporate department offers executive programmes ranging from one-day sessions to full in-house Master’s degrees. Our aim is to bridge the gap between research and business practice, and to provide academic insight and practical methods for crafting and executing strategies.


BI is one of Europe’s leading business schools with over 350 highly-skilled faculty members within the fields of economics, entrepreneurship, finance, strategy, marketing and management. BI is also the largest provider of tailor-made education for businesses and organisations in Norway, in both the public and private sectors.

Co-creating value

BI is different is not just a supplier of professional courses and programmes. We are co-creators of value, working closely with our clients to make programmes that meet their needs completely. This is how we help businesses and organisations address real issues and strategic challenges in a way that is exciting, engaging and rewarding.

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Education should fit the client, not the other way around. This is a core value for us. We don’t believe in ready-made, one-size-fits-all courses, or that our models fit every challenge. Instead, we tailor-make a programme that combines current research and pedagogic expertise with the client’s unique needs, assembling a team that is specially suited for the task at hand.

Holistic approach

For true change to occur, all parts of the organisation must be involved. Too many top-down initiatives ends up as just another memo, because the process isn’t sufficiently anchored within the organisation. Our approach is to implement strategies throughout the organisation, paying heed to shareholders and stakeholders alike.

Using pedagogic and research based methods, we collaborate closely with top and middle managers in order to anchor the process internally. We investigate the company culture, identify strengths and weaknesses, and set up specialised schemes for change according to our findings.

Our aim is to strengthen the leadership’s ability to implement innovation strategies involving the entire organisation, creating true change on all desired levels. This approach, research based and holistic, makes for a programme that truly is exclusively yours.

Ranking and evaluation

BI Norwegian Business School is proud to say that we rank among the most prestigious business schools in the world. But don’t take our word for it.

Triple accreaditation: AACSB, EQUIS AND AMBA

BI is one of the 1% of business schools globally to hold the ”triple crown” accreditation.

The three independent accreditation committees have assessed:

  • Our international engagement
  • Our programme portfolio and student learning
  • Our faculty
  • Our overall standard and development 

Ranked among the best, and climbing

Eduniversal ranks BI as one of the 20 best business schools in Europe, and we hold a solid 27th place in Financial Times’ index of the best customised programmes. This is inspiring and reassuring, because it tells us that we have created a highly competent learning environment on an international level. But more importantly, it inspires us to become ever better, to keep striving, improving and achieving our goals based on knowledge and insight. Just like you.

Clients and experts

Our clients represent both the private and the public sectors, with challenges ranging from managing schools to oil industry legislation.

BI fields of expertise

An important part of designing a tailor-made programme, is finding the academic resources that will best suit your needs. Fortunately, we are able to cover most needs, as BI hosts Norway’s largest and one of Europe’s most productive academic environments in the area of business economics, management and marketing.

Tailor-made programmes are run by highly skilled academics from our eight research departments: